Identicals

The organization Brand New-U identifies networks of Identicals – people who walk like you, talk like you, and look like you, but living different and better lives. Brand New-U helps their customers in making a life upgrade: eliminating the better-life donor, and relocating their client to that brand new life.

Slater seems to have the perfect life, the perfect job and the perfect girlfriend. But when his girlfriend is abducted by Brand New-U, and a corpse left in her place, Slater is forced to become an Identical himself. As he moves through a series of parallel lives, he becomes more and more obsessed with finding his girlfriend, but what he must find in the end is himself.

RELEASE YEAR

2015

GENRE

Indie sci-fi

LANGUAGE

English

DIRECTOR

Simon Pummell

WRITER

Simon Pummell

CAST

Lachlan Nieboer, Nora-Jane Noone, Nick Blood

CO-PRO

Hot Property Films (UK), SP Films (IRE)

BUDGET

€ 1.5 M

FINANCIERS

Netherlands Film Fund, Irish Film Board, Section 481, UK Tax Credit, Finite Films (UK)

SALES AGENT

The Match Factory

SOLD TO

The United States and 5 other territories

FESTIVALS AND AWARDS

Edinburgh IFF (nominated for the Michael Powell Award), L’Etrange Film Festival in Paris (Opening Film), Sitges IFF of Fantastic Film, Sao Paulo IFF, Utopiales International Festival of Science Fiction, Sci-Fi London Film Festival, Malatya IFF Turkey, Cork IFF, Courmeyeur Noir IFF, IFFR (selected for Critic’s Choice)

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